How Dan Rather Became the Only Good Newsman on Facebook

 Posted by on 2016-10-24 at 11:07  dan rather, donald trump, election 2016, facebook, journalism, Politics, Reblog, social media, trump  Comments Off on How Dan Rather Became the Only Good Newsman on Facebook
Oct 242016
 

Friends told him to keep it quick if he was going to do it on Facebook. Two paragraphs or less, or people will run away and never come back. These things weren’t going to fit into two paragraphs.

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With No Buyer, Twitter May Have to Shed Hundreds of Jobs

 Posted by on 2016-10-21 at 12:05  business, Reblog, social media, tech, twitter  Comments Off on With No Buyer, Twitter May Have to Shed Hundreds of Jobs
Oct 212016
 

The apparent lack of interest in Twitter by potential suitors may force the social media company into a major restructuring — including laying off some its nearly 4,000 employees.

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Zuckerberg hacking serves as reminder to change passwords

 Posted by on 2016-06-07 at 13:59  facebook, infosec, passwords, privacy, Reblog, security, social media, tech  Comments Off on Zuckerberg hacking serves as reminder to change passwords
Jun 072016
 


NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Zuckerberg can be hacked and so can you. The Facebook founder’s rarely used Twitter, LinkedIn and Pinterest accounts were briefly compromised on Sunday, serving as a reminder that everyone is susceptible to hacking.

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Meet The Internet’s Best Productivity Tool: If This Then That

 Posted by on 2016-06-02 at 01:04  automation, if this then that, ifttt, productivity, Reblog, recipe, recipes, social media, tech  Comments Off on Meet The Internet’s Best Productivity Tool: If This Then That
Jun 022016
 

Nerds have all sorts of superpowers. The AC cranks up automatically when they pull into the driveway. They get an alert every time a decent vacation rental shows up on Craigslist. Their Instagrams magically post to Twitter. You’d think any one of these tricks requires lines and lines of code.

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65 million Tumblr users should probably be careful…

 Posted by on 2016-05-30 at 10:49  encryption, hack, infosec, privacy, Reblog, security, social media, tech, tumblr  Comments Off on 65 million Tumblr users should probably be careful…
May 302016
 

Earlier this month, Tumblr revealed that it had recently become aware that user addresses and salted and hashed passwords dating back to 2013 had fallen into the hands of hackers. Quite sensibly, Tumblr said it would be asking affected users to choose new passwords.

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Twitter to keep 140-character limit, CEO says

 Posted by on 2016-03-18 at 15:04  News, Reblog, social media, tech, twitter  Comments Off on Twitter to keep 140-character limit, CEO says
Mar 182016
 

(Reuters) – Twitter Inc’s 140-character tweets are here to stay, Chief Executive Jack Dorsey said on Friday, ending speculation that the microblogging site might abandon one of its trademark features for a 10,000-character limit. “It’s staying.

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